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Who was the MVP for the Padres/Rockies Series?

Determine who should be the most recent Series MVP for the Padres.

Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

The Padres sweep the Rockies!

Yeah, it was supposed to take 3 games, but I'm sure the Rockies conceded yesterday because they knew the Padres bullpen would be coming in early and give the Padres offense the chance to take the lead and sweep the 3 game series. So, they looked at the clouds and said, "you know what? Let's just do this game all over again in September when we have 40 guys in the dugout?"

At least that's the way I saw it going down.

Anyways, this 3 game series became a 2 game series and while technically the series doesn't end until after the game in September, I can do what I want and I'm giving the Padres the sweep.

In the last series of the first half, the Padres took 2 out of 3 from the Texas Rangers and produced the closest Series MVP vote to date. Yangervis Solarte took the honors with 41% of the vote with Matt Kemp close behind with 38%.

atters Starters Relievers
Single- 2 points per Win- 10 points Win- 5 points
Double- 4 points per Loss- Minus 5 points Loss- Minus 3 points
Triple- 6 points per IP- 3 points per IP-3 points per
Home Run- 8 points per K- 2 points per K- 2 points per
RBI- 2 points per Hits- Minus 1 points per Hits- Minus 2 points per
Run- 1 point per BB- Minus 2 points per BB- Minus 2 points per
Walk- 1 point per ER- Minus 2 points per ER- Minus 2 points per
SB- 1 point per QS- 3 points Hold/Save- 5 points
CS- Minus 1 point per CG- 6 points Blown Save- Minus 3 points
K- Minus 2 points per
GIDP- Minus 3 points per
Error- Minus 1 point per

Batters Game 1 Game 2 Total
Alonso 0 -3 -3
Amarista X X 0
Barmes X 11 11
Gyorko 10 -2 8
Hedges X 11 11
Kemp 14 4 18
Middlebrooks -1 X -1
Norris -2 X -2
Solarte -2 4 2
J. Upton 7 1 8
M. Upton Jr. -5 2 -3
Venable 0 -2 -2
Wallace X 2 2
Shields -4 X -4
Ross X -2 -2

Starters Game 1 Game 2 Total
Shields 20 X 20
Ross X 19 19

Relievers Game 1 Game 2 Total
Benoit 12 8 20
Despaigne X X 0
Garces X X 0
Kelley X X 0
Kimbrel 10 14 24
Mateo 10 X 10
Maurer 4 1 5
Quackenbush X X 0
Thayer X X 0
Vincent X X 0

For this series, I could have really used that 3rd game that got washed away. Clint Barmes, Justin Upton, Austin Hedges, and Jedd Gyorko could have used another at-bat or two in an effort to try and pass Kemp's point output for the series. The rain also washed away Andrew Cashner's best start of the season and kept the bullpen in its pen.

So, I'm going to switch things up for this series.



You are going to vote for the offensive output or the quality pitching for series MVP.

The Padres came out hitting home runs to guide the Padres offense and provide the pitchers with run support.  While the starters pitched well to keep the game in Padres control, the Padres bullpen of Joaquin Benoit, Craig Kimbrel, Marcos Mateo, and Brandon Maurer came out to shut down the Rockies and secure the victories in the shortened series.

Hitting vs. Pitching

Home Runs vs. Strikeouts

The vote is yours for Series MVP.